When writing inspires us to find our place in the world.
It takes courage, and vulnerability, to “dare greatly.” For this week’s inspiration, explore the significance of sincerity, vulnerability, and courage in your writing.
“First rule: Do not use semicolons. All they do is show you’ve been to college.” Despite his semicolon antipathy, Kurt Vonnegut never fails to make me think, laugh — and write.
Margaret Atwood’s words will silence your inner critic and inspire you to write.
José Saramago reminds us that sometimes, there’s just a lot to say.
Words of creative wisdom, courtesy of Neil Gaiman.
Wise words from Andrew Sullivan on the rewards and challenges of blogging.
The late Raymond Carver, a master of literary minimalism, has choice words for those of us who try too hard.
As Writing 101 winds down, we appreciate this quirky reminder from writer Ray Bradbury on the importance of reading and writing every day.
Need a jolt of inspiration? This Bukowski poem reminds us of the power of writing, and make us feel good about putting pen to paper.
We’ve lost Maya Angelou the person, but not the beauty and wisdom she pinned down with words. If you need inspiration today, let her descriptions of the writing life lift you up.